Upcoming Events

14
Sep
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Anchorage, AK
PSAE - Classroom
Anchorage, Alaska

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based pediatric sexual assault examiner (PSAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive pediatric medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

17
Sep
Pediatric Head Trauma
Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of different types of head trauma encountered in pediatric practice (contact injuries, hypoxia/ischemia, and acceleration/deceleration). Case presentations will be used to highlight the importance of history, physical exam and usage of objective testing strategies in differentiating accidental vs. abusive causes of pediatric head trauma. 

5
Oct
Pediatric Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Nashville, TN
PSAE - Classroom
Nashville, Tennessee

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based pediatric sexual assault examiner (PSAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive pediatric medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

7
Oct
Elder Abuse
Webinar

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, work in elder abuse is relatively new in Native American communities, with only limited data available. Tribal codes that protect elders are currently being developed but information about and an understanding of how to identify and combat elder abuse is lacking.   Indicators/hallmarks of Elder abuse are also being developed and culturally-specific high-risk situations are beginning to be identified.

20
Oct
Domestic Violence Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Green Bay, WI
DVE Training
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants who have already completed a 40-hour SANE training are invited to attend this three-day, classroom-based domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence.  Topics to be covered include:

2
Nov
Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training in Colorado Springs, CO
Clinical Training
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this two day, hands-on clinical skills training. Participants will develop and enhance their clinical practice skills in the care of adult victims of sexual assault.  This training will simulate the patient care setting and include hands-on activities, such as forensic photography of genital and non-genital trauma and mock patient assessments.

Announcements

October 6, 2014

Forensic equipment is available to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian healthcare facilities at no cost from the Indian Health Service. Forensic equipment consists of a high-quality digital camera, a laptop installed with Second Opinion software, a tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories housed in a durable storage case. Colposcopes are also available. To receive equipment, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGYMNSN and complete the form.

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97

May 1, 2013